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What does Dorion mean?

Dorion Pronunciation of Dorion as a name for boys has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Dorion is "descendant of Dorus; from Doris". Dorion is an alternate spelling of Dorian (Greek).

ASSOCIATED WITH Do-, -on, greek


VARIANTS Dorryen, Dorrien, Dorrian, Dorien




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How popular is Dorion?

Dorion is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#37688 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Dorion (NOT RANKED) ranked in the Top 2000 are Dorian (#563 IN 2015) and Dorien. Other variants, like Dorryen, are seldom used. These forms of Dorion reached the apex of their popularity 15 years ago (AVERAGE #832) and are somewhat less popular today (#1281, 30.4% LESS USAGE). Dorian is the most fashionable boy name here. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dorian, Dorien in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dorion and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dorion is alike in pronunciation to Daran, Daren, Darien, Darin, Daron, Darren, Darrien, Darrin, Darron, Darryn, Darwin, Darwon, Daryn, Derrian, Derrin, Derron, Derwyn, Doran, Doron, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrin, Duran, Durwin and Durwyn. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adrion, Arion, Borbon, Bordon, Brion, Coridon (see Corydon), Corin, Damion, Dario, Darton, Davion, Deion, Dervon, Devion, Dion, Doram, Doriel, Doroni, Dotson, Dowson, Eurion, Fordon, Garion, Gordon, Gorin, Gorton, Gurion, Horton, Jordon, Jorian, Joron, Korin, Lorin, Loron, Marion, Morio, Morton, Norton, Orion, Torin, Torio and Torion. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dorion.

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